Park Theatre is the brainchild of Artistic Director, Jez Bond, and Creative Director, Melli Bond, who – following a six year London-wide search for a building – discovered a vacant office block next to Finsbury Park station in 2010. Garnering support from the theatre community at large – including luminaries such as Ian McKellen and Alan Rickman, the press and, importantly, local residents they set out to raise the necessary funds to convert the tired concrete building into a thriving new theatre and beacon for the community. At a cost of just £2.6 million, the building, designed by David Hughes Architects, opened in May 2013 to rave reviews from the critics.
★★★★★ “A stunning £2.5 million playhouse.” Guardian
Highlights of the opening season included the UK premiere of These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich with a superb cast which included Honeysuckle Weeks and Charity Wakefield and the world premiere of Oliver Cotton’s Daytona, starring Maureen Lipman – which went on a UK tour.
★★★★ “Shining ladies light up our newest stage.” Daily Mail
★★★★ “Charity Wakefield is transfixing in the lead role.” Evening Standard
★★★★ Telegraph “This is a compelling and deeply humane production and one I warmly recommend”
★★★★ The Times “I have never seen Lipman stronger”
Park Theatre is a theatre for London today. Our vision is to become a nationally and internationally recognised powerhouse of theatre.
Our mission is to be a welcoming and vibrant destination for all. We choose plays based on how they make us feel: presenting classics through to new writing, musicals to experimental theatre all united by strong narrative drive and emotional content. Our creative learning activities will nurture new audiences and develop the next generation of theatre practitioners.
Park Theatre is committed to creating a working environment that reflects the broad diversity of our local community. We aim to foster a productive and supportive workplace that provides equal opportunities for all employees both on our stages and behind the scenes.
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- Address: Park Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP
- Phone: 020 7870 6876
- Website: https://www.parktheatre.co.uk/
- Email: email@example.com
- Get there by bus: Finsbury Park 210 W3 W7
- Get there by tube/train: Finsbury Park (Piccadilly Victoria)
- Wheelchair access: Yes
The entire building is fully accessible with a lift serving all floors. We can accommodate wheelchair users in both theatres – Park200 and Park90. Please note that we will be unable to accommodate wheelchair users in the circle level of Park200 due to steep rake of the seating banks – but there will be plenty of space in the stalls. If you are attending in a wheelchair please notify us when booking so that we can ensure you have an excellent position.
Access Tickets: access bookers and their carers/assistants are entitled to the concession rate for all shows.
- Monday 11am–5pm
- Tuesday 11am–5pm
- Wednesday 11am–5pm
- Thursday 11am–5pm
- Friday 11am–5pm
- Saturday 11am–2pm
- Sunday Closed